Details released about Beacon accident involving injured young child

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BEACON – Police in Beacon have provided details of an accident that occurred at 4 p.m. last Sunday in which a six-year-old boy was injured.

Investigation determined two vehicles collided at the intersection of Main and North Cedar streets in the city. The force of the impact caused one vehicle to strike two unoccupied parked vehicles and the second vehicle jumped the curb coming to rest on the sidewalk.

The child’s foot became trapped under a rear tire and several bystanders were able to push the vehicle off him.

Both drivers and the child were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries by Beacon Volunteer Ambulance, Phillipstown Volunteer Ambulance and Mobile Life Support Services.

An investigation into the accident led to several traffic citations being issued.

The Beacon City Fire Department assisted at the scene.

(video: Action News Service)